Nov 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary: The Senior Event Coordinator position will provide support to the Executive Director of Special Events. Specifically, the individual will plan, organize, and implement multifaceted and distinct University functions and events from pre- through post-planning. They will support the primary responsibilities of the Office of Special Events to design, develop and manage special events that showcase the University's excellence and promote advocacy and support for UGA. The individual will serve as a representative of the Office of Special events as a liaison with University Administration, other University departments, and external organizations to establish an efficient channel of communications during all stages of event planning.

Responsibilities: Manage invitation lists, mailings, event RSVPs, and event correspondence: *Interact with other departments to request information for event mailings *Compile and generate invitation lists in correct excel format *Review invitation lists, envelopes and RSVPs lists for accuracy *Manage inventory of event materials needed for mailings *Produce event briefing information and books for other departments and units as directed *Provide assistance to event coordinators with printed materials *Design and print invitations, welcome letters, confirmation letters, etc. *Proof read and provide quality control of correspondence from the office *Post-event follow-up including letters, photo mailings, etc. *Provide Football Committee support

Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent and three years of progressively responsible office experience OR Associate's Degree and one year of responsible office experience may be required.

About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Full time/Part time: Full Time

EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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